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88 to the live camera out there. coming from that part of virginia in to dc. volume is picking up. good morning on the outer loop we are seeing volume building between university and georgia by all lanes remain open. route 4, route 5 and 30 in maryland lacking good no incidents or accidents to report. an in dc inbound new york avenue is filling out between bladensburg and the times building. >>> here's a look at the stories happening today. president obama heads to fairfax, virginia this afternoon he will meet with a family there. he will lead a discussion on the economy. the man accused of trying to employee up an international flight last christmas goes back to court. a judge is expected to set a trial date. defense lawyers are trying to reach a plea feel. >>> a new traffic pattern is in place on the 14th street bridge. the left most lane is closed. this is part of ongoing work on the bridge. expect it to be in place for eight weeks. >>> also happening today, a lot of people will be wearing that purr gundy and gold. maybe you should throw some on, too, to sell operate the redski
prince william parkway, all the way to the mixing bowl, looking good in virginia. maryland, good morning to you as we check our maps, route 4, rout 5 and 30 , zooming in an not seeing years here. let's go back outside an check our live camera here. this time on the outer loop from 95 to georgia. looking good. no problems op the inner loop as well at inbound new york avenue in dc. no problems throughout the district. back to angie. >>> if you are a redskins fan this morning and you have not heard it is time to celebrate. washington opening the 2010 regular season by winning a nail biter last night against the cowboys. here's how it ended. romo threw what would have been the winning touchdown as time ran out, but one of his lineman was called for holding redskins orakpo. day owens has reaction from fedex field. >> 101st first cowboys reskins game. wow! what can you say? it went down to the final play of the game. and when the smoke cleared, he red -- the redskins had a hard- fought victory. >> very pleased with our team. heck of a job when you move the bam ball like we did on offense it is
, hagersto hagerstown. chilly morning in the 40s in the valley. fog western maryland, west virginia. over the fog the sky is beginning to clear out. as the day progresses the fog will dissipate. increasing sunshine. mostly sunny for the primary election day tomorrow. on wednesday, again, up near 80 with sunshine, low humidity. could get more much needed rain on thursday. jerry, how is the monday commute now? >> watch out for the fog. but certainly not an issue in town. a new traffic pattern to tell you about. 395 north bound, 14th street bridge. far left lane is taken away. this is i think the fifth phase. it's the left lane closed up. veer a little bit to the right. you can exit to the g.w. parkway. you start to lose the left lane. three lanes will get you by. everybody is doing it within fine fashion. see if that's the case elsewhere this morning. making a trip along 66. tom mentioned the fog. saw some out in manassas. a truck dumped a bunch of gravel. how are we doing on the rail? fine. two delays, camden 841 and 843. under ten minutes each. joe? >> all right. jerry, thanks so much. >>
that is everywhere may not be protecting you from getting ill. a study, from the university of virginia, says using alcohol- based sanitizer may not limit your chances of catching a cold or the flu. in a test, people who used the sanitizer still had germs on their hands. the amount was slightly less than those that didn't use it. the report appears in the daily progress newspaper. coming up next, howard with the forecast. >>> some dense fog this morning but it is gone. not a cloud to be found and a gorgeous afternoon. we will go to a break. the allergy update washed out from yesterday's rain. temperatures in the 70s. the full seven-day forecast looking ahead to next weekend when we return. >>> i'm peggy fox with the monday moms like me spotlight. today fostering a positive relationship with your child's teacher and why that is so important and how to do it. with us to explain is brenda hyde the publisher of washington family magazine. why is it important to do this? >> it shows your child you care and the importance of education and helps you meet the teacher and find out what the classroom situati
. cooler temperatures of to the west. 45 in elkins, west virginia. 65 at reagan national airport. it's beginning to clear to the west. 84 degrees this afternoon and breezy. we will get an update, or commute with lisa baden. >>> northbound 95 coming out of stafford, stay to the left. northbound 95 car fire under control and garrison googled. equipment is on the scene. novis on 66. on 66.no problems no problems out of southern maryland. route 5 and route 4 looking good. >>> a developing story from fairfax county. one person is dead after a possible home invasion late last night along the 6800 block of field master drive. courtney robinson is live in springfield with the latest. good morning. >> good morning. the man was found shot to death. this is a quiet neighborhood on a quiet street in orange hunt. officers are preparing to clear the scene. there is still crime tape up. officers believe this was a possible home invasion. they got a call around 10:00 then last night. it is not known if anyone is in custody. we do not believe this was a random act. they believe it was targeted. there
night. >> thank you. >>> in springfield, virginia, a couple neighbors had a disagreement over a speed bump and now one has ended up dead and the other may have been the murderer. pat collins has our rort. >> reporter: this is a story about a man who lives in this house. and another man who lives down the street in that house. and a new speed bump on field master drive. and how an argument over this hump could have led to a case of murder. >> he kept an eye on all of us hear. on all of us. he watched our house if we would go away. he would know to check the papers and stuff like that. just a great guy. >> reporter: neighbors say a short time ago the victim lobbied the state government put the speed bump on the road in front of his house. they say some people didn't like the bump. they say david patton who lived up the street really didn't like it. that he would drive past carr's house and honk his horn in protest. june 11th, it escalated. there was an altercation, police say, between car and patton here in an argument. carr charged patton with assault. that was june 11th. july 11th, au
he stops in northern virginia today to meet with the fairfax family at their house before he talks with several local families if about the economy. >>> one day away from election day in the district. there are more accusations of campaign voters -- campaign workers, rather, buying votes in the district. at the park has the latest from this brolin controversy -- growing controversy. >> the back-and-forth continues. last week there were allegations that an adrian fenty campaign driver was offering young voters $100 a day jobs in exchange for votes. the tables have turned. the vincent gray campaign is accused of wrongdoing following the video that service to this weekend. the latest video drawing even more tension into the d.c. mayor's race in its final stretch. >> could i get a giant gift card if i vote? >> the video shows a adrian fenty supporter confronting an unidentified woman asking where she can get a giant gift card. >> if you get on our van, and go vote, and get back on, i will be right here. >> who do i have to vote for -- gray? >> no, we are nonpartisan. >> the video doe
, the left lane is closed. 95 virginia, the rohde board is gone. -- roadwork is gone. southbound at 32 there's roadwork that should be gone by the time you get there. the beltway travel books good, all 66 miles of it. back to you. >> thank you. >>> "we begin with a developing story out of springfield. a deadly shooting and the hunt for a suspect. >> fairfax county police found the man's body last night on the 6800 duffield aster drive. now the latest from courtney robinson. >> one man is dead at 6810 field and aster drive. -- fieldmaster dr. officers believe this is a possible home invasion. we are trying to get information from fairfax county police. 10:00 last night is when this happened. officers came out and we are hoping to speak with neighbors to get more information. this was not a random event. officers do not believe there is a threat to neighbors or police. this is an area of many single- family houses. it is a quiet neighborhood. it is in the orange hunt area. we will continue to monitor this situation to bring you the latest on the shooter. back to you. >> thank you. >>> in other
virginia on friday. he may be travelling with the woman in a 2008 silver kia with the tag number 1ewb10. the vehicle is using a doughnut spare tire in place of a missing tire. >>> just hours left for the mayor's office and the candidates are doing everything they can do to get out the votes. but while they shake hands, there is controversy swirling over claims that some early voters were promised gift cards. someone made a hidden camera video making the same allegations. the video was sent to us by a fenty supporter. but right now both candidates say they don't know who was involved and they are not sure how to respond exactly. here is more. >> well, who knows. i mean, we can't afix any responsibility. we can certainly no one in our campaign who has anything to do with any gift cards. and the person who was involved i think on the video said something about non partisan, right? >> it is my understanding the people in the giant parking lot handing out the gift certificates are affiliated with the gray campaign, whether they are paid staff, campaign volunteers, i don't know enough about i
with some opposition within his own party. and at least two of the lawmakers opposing him are from virginia. that's where president obama was. today he visited with a family and health a backyard talk with their neighbors. steve handelsman has the story. >> reporter: to try to save his plan to hike taxes on the well off but leave the tes alone for everyone else, president obama pleaded his case in a backyard in fairfax, virginia. >> if we have a tax system that is fair, and helps the middle class, and it also attends to our long term deficit problems -- >> reporter: but the president's polical problems sat a few feet away. >> congressman -- >> reporter: the local house lawmaker is a democrat. but connelly opposes tax hikes on anyone. virginia democratic senator jim webb and at least three more senateemocrats and independent democrat joe lierman oppose the obama plan. as the senate got back to work, that empowered republicans. >> that's why i'm introducing legislation today that ensures that no one in this country will pay higher income taxes next year thanhey are right now. >> reporter: wou
, it was in the mid-40s this morning. there now near 70 in much of maryland and west virginia. carolinas now upper 70s to nr 08 there. er the last 12 hours we had the rain we had yesterday move off the atlantic seaboard and some of that lingering moiure this morning condensed and forming that fog. but it has burned off and for the rest of the afternoon should be sunny and mild. highs reach low 80 by midafternoon. a look at the rest of the weekend. that'll be coming up in just a couple minutes, barbara. >> okay, tom. thank you. >>> and we ve a traffic alert for drivers who use the 14th street bridge, a new traffic pattern taking eect today. you can see the entire left shoulder of the bridge is now closed to traffic. you'll be able to get by work zone on the four right lanes. the new pattern has been in place since 5:00 this morning. this is the next phase of the construction. this marks the halfway point in that bridge project. and let's say good morning to a guy who's been gone too long. jerry edwards, welcome home. >> hi, barbara. good to be back. good morning, eryone. speaking of the 14th street bri
tractor-trailer has the interstate blocked. traveling in virginia, hears a change in your traffic pattern coming across the 14th street bridge as ongoing construction continues there. you will find the lanes no longer break apart. they no longer divide coming across the potomac. instead, everybody shifted over to the right as you work your way to the southeast-southwest freeway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> our top story, the mike shanahan era officially off to a winning start for the washington redskins, thanks in part to this play. the burgundy and gold beat the cowboys in the soap opener. that was deangelo hall taking a touchdown. don haven't mcnabb had an okay game. dallas with that chance to win at the end but wipeed away on a penalty on the final play. >> that was a nice team win. as i told our players, i said sometime the offense is going to play good. other times the defense and special teams. at the end of the day, you got to find a way to win. >> i've had some big plays in my career but i don't think i ever had
businesses. this one is in northern virginia. access to capital is bringing together local banks, entrepreneurs and business owners to exchange information and discuss the type of loans available and lending criteria and runs until noon. two things to look for today. >>> for more "living $mart" headlines, log on to our website at was wusa and click on the living smart tab on the front page. >>> coming up, several 9/11 first responders find themselves lingering with health issues nearly a decade after the attack. >>> and residents in some parts of colorado return home after a wildfire last week. howard? . >>> welcome back to 9 news now. hundreds of residents who live near boulder, colorado are returning to their homes after a devastating wildfire last week. the blaze, one of the worst in the state's history destroyed more than 1550 homes. another fast-moving wildfire broke out over the weekend in loveland, colorado and i'm reading up on this and they are saying more than 600-acres beened in loveland forcing authorities to pool their resources from boulder to help out. really strai
in suburbs and rural areas. down to zero visibility in martinsburg, west virginia. parts of the northern shenandoah valley to culpepper, visibility a quarter mile. not much fog around. chilly morning. eastern shore now the low 60s. and the sky is broken up a bit. we have a partly cloudy start to the day. fog lifting by mid-morning. we'll be warming up into the low 80s with low humidity. breeze out of the northwest. 50s tomorrow morning. low 80s tomorrow with lots of sunshine. this pattern continues on wednesday. some clouds moving in on thursday. weak area of low pressure coming through with a front. showers during the afternoon and effect hours on thursday night. let's check traffic for monday morning. how is it looking? >> good morning, everyone. new traffic pattern. this may be more manageable than we have seen in the past. it will be the far left lane scheduled to be closed in the latest phase. right now obviously very, very light. let's pop over and see how we're doing through northeast. so far so good. other than that, nice and quiet as monday morning gets under way. >> nice and qu
to the west including portions of maryland and north central virginia. close-in counties here in washington not under the dog fog advisory but you can see from the live shot, we are getting some fog. it will take some sunshine to work the fog out of the picture. by mid- to late morning, we'll start to see sunshine across the area. againly a good-hooking forecast. currently, 64 degrees at reagan national. -- generally, a good-looking forecast. warm than yesterday. rain showers have since departed to the east and it will be a nice couple of days around here with our trend to be lots of sunshine later this afternoon and temperatures in the low 80s. if you are going to the beaches next weekend, we'll talk about that coming up. but that is not for today. >> we see where your head is actually. >> yes, i'm still there. >> understandable. let's check in with julie wright and get a look at traffic. >> not locking so bad. the lane are open if you are traveling down south at the wilson bridge. top stretch. beltway behaving nicely. no incidents reported leaving college park working your way past unive
is down the a quarter mile. panhandle of west virginia, western maryland. watch out for that. generally we don't have much fog. 64 in washington. low to mid-60s near the bay. 50s in prince george's. and we'll see highs today reaching the low 80s with lots of sunshine. back by this afternoon after a partly cloudy morning. low humidity in place. and tomorrow good weather for the primary day election. we'll have afternoon highs into the low 80s. more of the same on wednesday. although we may get a few passing showers on thursday, there will be a front coming through with a few showers. it will end thursday night and dry out for the weekend. a look at the weekend coming up in a few minutes at 5:21. then we'll look at what's happening in the tropics later this hour. stay tuned for that. jerry, good morning. how is the man traffic? >> this i hope will be much more manageable than a couple in the past. 14th street bridge, the far left lane that is now closed leaving three lanes to the right. but have no worries. you'll still be able to exit to the g.w. the closure will begin after i cross on to t
of virginia compared to those that have all in it and those that do not. the results were surprising. >> a federal agency is changing a crucial policy on illegal immigrants, apparently in response to a fatal collision in colusa county. partners at wtap radio first reported the story. if cracks the horrible collision -- >> the world book collision killed one sister and injured two other nuns. an illegal immigrant with two drum driving arrests through gasoline -- and drunk driving arrests threw gasoline on an hot topic.g the legislation would call for deportation. alesi previous policy did not previous policy did not call for a hold of the illegal aliens charged. the policy would lock of illegal aliens charged with d y and keep them there through the -- and charged with a d y and keep them there 3 the -- the policy would lock of illegal aliens charged illegaldui and keep them -- charged with a dui and keep them there until they are deported. >> they will most likely keep one charged with a violent offense rather than one charged with drunken driving. >> some students are getting a pat
virginia on friday. he may be traveling with a woman in a 2008 sill very kia spectra with maryland tag number 1 ewb 10. the vehicle is using a spare tire in place of a missing tire. >>> and it was high drama at the adams morgan day. a police officer shot and killed a dog. sarah simmons joins us with the details. >> reporter: it started when two dogs got into a fight in a crowded street. a pit bull attacked a poodle on 18th street yesterday afternoon. bystanders tried to separate them but both dogs reportedly bit at least one person. eventually a police officer stepped in, threw the pit bull down some stairs, reportedly, and shot it. >> two dogs were passing by and suddenly they jump up on each other and they were fighting. >> the officer is a canine officer. so that's probably as good as you can get in someone knowing about dogs. two, the dog was posing a significant threat. >> reporter: the mayor said when the dog was shot it was not near any people. there is conflicting reports on who pulled the trigger. the officer is said to first try using a
, president obama pleaded his case in a backyard in fairfax, virginia. >> that we have a tax system that is fair and helps the middle class while also tends to our long-term deficit problems. what the president walks a political problem set a few weeks away -- a few seats away. >> connolly opposes tax hikes now on anyone. jim webb and at least three more senate democrats and independent democrat joe lieberman all oppose the obama plan. as the senate gets back to work, that empowered republicans. >> that is why i am introducing legislation today that ensures that no one in this country will pay higher income taxes next year than they are right now. >> avoid taxing the well-off help or hurt the recovery? >> at the cut back their consumption, that is a drag on the economy which is not what we need. >> go back to the rates that were in place when bill clinton were prep -- was president. at that time we had 22 million jobs created, much faster income and wage growth. the economy was coming pretty good. >> with no vote in congress, rates rise on everyone. it is a game of chicken, but the
,000 or less per year. he held a backyard town hal meeting in fairfax, virginia, accused republicans for blocking tax cuts for the middle class. >> we could get it done this week. but we're still in this wrestling match with john boehner and mitch mcconnell where the last 2-3%, where an average we have given them $100,000 for people making $1 million or more. >> yesterday, the house minority leader john boehner said he would not as the president put it hold middle class tax cuts hostage. >> the only option i have is to vote for $250,000 and below, of course i'll do that. but i'll do everything i can to fight to make sure we extend the current tax rates for all americans. >> shepard: but today, leader boehner had this to say, and i quote. "the president and the advisors decided to spin my comments yesterday as a sign i'm willing to accept tax hikes on any american. news flash for the white house, i am not." senate minority leader mitch mcconnell is refusing to budge. peter, mcconnell says it's all or nothing. >> he is going one step further than boehner announcing he is introducing le
. >>> officers believe that paul byron palmer left baltimore heading toward d.c. or west virginia on friday. he may be traveling with a woman in a 2008 silver kia spectra with tag number 1 ewb 10. the vehicle is using a donut spare tire in place of a missing tire. palmer should be considered dangerous. >>> gunfire at the adams morgan day festival. a d.c. police officer shot and killed a pit bull who police say attacked a poodle. this happened on 18th street yesterday afternoon. the two digs were passing by and bystanders tried to separate them. and one offer then stepped in and shot the dog. >>> this weekend marked the 9 years since the terrorist attacks on 9/11. we'll look at the observations held over the weekend, including one celebration of a loved one's site. >> and i'm doug luzader in washington and we're coming up next, fox 5 morning news.  >>> my father, there isn't a day that goes by that we don't miss you. i love you. >> it must seem as though the world must moved on to other things. i say to you today, that your loved ones endure in the heart of our nation. now and foreve
, virginia. this comes a day after house republican leader john boehner signaled he may be willing to compromise and vote for the president's middle class tax cut if that's the best deal he can get. today, treasury secretary tim geithner said it's full speed ahead for the administration. >> we very much welcome recent indications republicans may not hold middle class tax cuts hostage to have us borrow $700 llion from our children to make permanent tax cuts to the 2% of earners in the country. if these republicans mean what theyas say, there's no reason t delay moving forward on these -f on tax relief for the middle class. >> with me w nbc's chief white house correspondent and political director chuck todd and also my co-host on "the daily rundow" nice to see you again. >> howdy. >> hello. feels like thefo white house is ready for a rumble with john boehner. we even expect the president to bring this up again this afternoon talking with the fairfax family about the economy. >> that's right. look. they think they have developed a foil in john boehner. right? the premise of ten days w
, virginia, where he will meet with a local family in their home before hosting a discussion on the economy with families from the area. >>> ntsb investigators are set to begin reconstructing a natural gas pipeline that exploded into that giant deadly fireball which leveled an entire neighborhood in san bruno, california. >>> fire crews in colorado are battling a second wildfire in the foothills. at least one home in loveland has been destroyed and others are threatened. >>> and television history will be made today as oprah winfrey begins her 25th year on the air. we know that the queen will dance on stage with actor john travolta. >> she'll be keeping busy, january 1st, own, oprah winfrey network launches. >>> from ground zero. retrieved from the ashes and about to regaining its place. ♪ [ male announcer ] ever have morning pain slow you down? ♪ introducing bayer am, an extra strength pain reliever with alertness aid, specially formulated to fight morning pain and fatigue. ♪ so get up and get goin'! with new bayer am. the morning pain reliever. when allergies make them itch, don't w
%ndcuffs and ran off he fled the city and might be head toward washington or west virginia. he ii traveling in silver kia with a doughnnt tire. iff ou have information about palmer, you are asked to call 9 911. >>> tomorrow is primary day in maryland and the man looking to unseat state attorney patricia jessamy wins a major endorsement. the baltimore sun is backing gregg bernstein. bernstein spent sunday3 camppigninggdoor to door. they say that the state from new ideas and newlbenefit leadership. patricia jessamy has held the position for 15 years. >> we were gratified by the sun endorsement. -fter 15 years although miss jessamy is a nice person, the office has stagnatee and the level of conviction is very loo and it's time tt stop the reinvolving door and it's time to try to prosecutor more effectively. >>> on monday, patricia jessamyú ministerial alliance. they had no comment on the endorsement. >>>>just o to foxbaltimore.com/vote 2010. >>> pge crews hope to have power resoared to all of little italy after underground electrical fire left much of the neighborhood in darr. it happened at
. >> reporter: the president visited a family in fairfax, virginia to talk about what more he'd like to do to help the economy and he later joined a larger group which included small business owners and john nicholas and nicole armstrong's back yard to explain what his economic policies have and have not accomplished so far. >> we've stopped the bleeding and stable is liilized the econ but the pace of improvement has not been where it needs to be. >> reporter: the president is trying to push the senate to pass a small business jobs bill which includes about 12 billion dollars in tax breaks and 30 billion dollars to encourage lending. which the treasury secretary says is what the struggling dmi needs. >> this bill will accomplish two big things, it will cut taxes for small businesses, it will make loans credit more available to small businesses. and it provides this boost for job creation without adding to our deficits. >> mr. obama says he could sign the bill into law if it were not for the republican leaders in the house and senate. >> we're still in this wrestling match with john bainer
and that is a virtual hospital for students to work on the school skills. it's at the gw virginia science and technology in ashburn. gw opened the school of nursing in july. >>> people with prosthetic limbs may one day be able to feel sensations like they have real skin and researchers are working on this. the idea is to use sensors connected to stimulate real touch and that will take a long time to complete. the technology to finish it is not available. >>> and a new government-funded study said there is no link between autism and childhood vaccines with mercury-based preservative thimerosol. they tracked more than 1,000 which were born between 1994 and 1999 after viewing the immunization records of the children and their mothers, they found no link between vaccinations and the development of autism. >>> the clock is particularring on the push for your support. voters hit the votes tomorrow. don't miss my one-on-one with vincent gray next. >>> you may think you're ordering from the light side of the menu. how many calories are you consuming -- consuming? next. n ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] bursting wi
says he has stopped the bleeding. president obama telling voters in virginia today his policies have halted the economic freefall, but he says, the pace of the recovery is not enough to make up for the millions of jobs we've lost. a 100 million dollar fund for victims of that incredible pipeline explosion near san francisco last week. pacific gas and electric setting up the fund and giving the city of san bruno 3 million dollars to help cover its expenses and in the gulf, the bp groups resumed drilling a relief well trying to permanently seal the blowout well that spilled all the oils.oils glenn beck comes back in a moment, but first bret baier. >> what's behind the democrat's john boehner strategy and brit hume with analysis of the politics is your rounding the health care law and new warnings from a member of the cabinet. join me in 24 minutes for special report, but now, back to new york and glenn beck. >> want to welcome you to our new set and explain a couple of things for you. i told you earlier at the beginning of the program what's happening in the economy, it's not good. the
from a backyard in irfax, virginia. somebody's backyard. ro the topic of help for small business. small business is the growth engine ofco jobs in this countr. do they get eleaf? in the meantime, seniorhite house correspondent ed henry joins me to talk about taxes, politics, a stubborn economy and an election. ed? >> reporter: rig. as you lay that out, the new development here this morning, this afternoon is that this white house feels that over th weekend it sort of was a boehner blink if you will. the house republican leader sort of shifted his position. he was on cbs yesterday and was basically saying th he could support just moving forward on extending the bush taxuts for the middle class. as you just defined. individuals making $200,000 or less per year. families makes $250,000 oress we are year nap is the. obama position. remember, the president on friday gave republican as push at that news conference here at the white house and basically the middle class hostage. go forward with extending the middle class tax cuts and forget about the tax cuts for the rich. the republicans, lik
you look at those numbers in virginia, when you look at them in new jersey, when you look at them in, all states obama carried by his national average or better, you just do the math turning whiter. and i think the question for the future is that the people who are like the -- are the republicans if they get a majority in the house, if they get a strong bargaining position in the senate, are they prepared to advance and perhaps achieve public policies that are going to work as public policy and that are going to commit voter ovations in subsequent elections. i think that's an open question. if they of. it's field politics are not assured of success. i do think however that in more than any other time i've been following polics, voters are open to a vast cut back in the size and scope of government in a way that they haven't had in most past years. they are aware that the obama mocrats have hugely increased it. minority leader john peters called the other day to say let's go back to 2008 spending levels. it's actually at the intelligence staf in the right direction because most people
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, virginia, today. >> i'm a massage therapist. >> i've got a crick in my neck. >> i bet you do. >> reporter: there he continued to push the idea that republicans have a stranglehold on a middle class tax cut and are holding it hostage until it's extended to wealthier americans as well. >> because wages and incomes had flat lined for middle class families, they should definitely get an extension of the tax cuts that were instituted in 2001, 3. >> reporter: over the weekend, house republican leader john boehner essentially gave in, saying he'd go along with continuing those bush tax cuts for middle class voters, even if the cuts for higher wage earners are allowed to expire. >> if the only option i have is to vote for some of those tax reductions, i'll vote for them. >> reporter: but today, leader boehner realized he was out on a limb all by himself. senate republican leader mitch mcconnell said senate republicans are united against any tax increase. >> only in washington could someone propose a tax hike as an antidote to a recession and this is no small tax hike. >> reporter: some democrats
, as well. roadwork at falls road and in virginia 86 eastbound, no problems reported. >>> shock and outrage in adams morgan after police shot a dog on a leash. the incident unfolded as thousands packed the streets for the adams morgan festival. there is major disagreement as to what happened between the police and the talk's owner. >> as thousands walked past, metropolitan police investigated an active crime scene but what transpired here has some residents stunned and horrified. >> people were shocked that a police officer would shoot a dog in a crowd of people. seems insane. >> a little dangerous to be firing guns in a crowd of 10,000 people and if you look at the place where they shot the gun that bullet could ricochet anywhere. >> reporter: what seems clear that senior that two dogs, both on leashes got in to a fight on an 18th street sidewalk. a police officer intervened. tossed within of the dogs down a stairwell. >> it wasn't a major altercation. >> reporter: his hands bare minor puncture marks where he put his hands in his dog's mouth to peak up the scuffle. he said he 2-year-old ha
. a live report coming up. president obama heading to virginia this hour rolling up his sleeves and talking with one family about the economy. there is a new poll that could raise some new concerns for the president's effort to reach average americans. take a look at this, this poll, 49% of voters now says the president does not share their values, compared with the 46% who say he does. susan estrich is a fox news contributor and a former michael dukakis campaign manager. it's 49% who now say he doesn't share their values. 46% say he does. i compared this to others. i looked at abc news, "washington post," does he understand your problems. 50% say yes, these an all time low. has he brought needed change to washington? 44% say yes, that's an all time low. 49% say he shares my values, and all time low for this president with these voters. what's happening? >> the economy is terrible, megyn, or if it's not terrible it's certainly the jobs recovery part has been very sluggish, so you get one out of ten people who are unemployed, that means that probably one out of three or one out of four are d
virginia today. the president will meet with a fairfax county family at their home. he will later hold the discussion about the economy with several local families. we will have another update at 8:56. for continuous news coverage, tune in to tbd news on news channel 8. ♪ [ male aouncer ] giving ucigarettes catake more than wlpower alone. but today'a new day. for many, smokg is a treatable dical condition. talk to your doctor about prescripti treatment optionand support. and th time, make it yo time.[ flippers] ♪ >>> there she is, juju chang crossing the finish line in saturday's triathlon. she was joined by 60 friends and abc stafferers completing that triathlon in connecticut this weekend. to raise $45,000 for those in need in haiti. she says she's not sore at all. she did a lot of good getting money for those kids in haiti. let's give juju a big hand. >> that is so fantastic. what an accomplishment, what a feat. >> a lot of colleagues here at abc. good morning, america, i'm george stephanopoulos. >>> tory johnson is back with five success stories. these are five people who made
tested in a court before but once in richmond, virginia where another federal judge said i'm not going to throw out the case because, quite frankly, the feds have never claimed the authority to tell people that they have to buy something if they don't want to buy it. >> shepard: and what is your sense on where this thing goes? >> i think that those four challenges will prevail. i think that this federal judge will dismiss those four parts of the statute. shep, it is 2700-pages long. the challenge is for four parts. the four most significant parts. there are many, many, many other regulations there that will remain and that will be appealed by the federal government to the united states court of appeals to the 11th circuit sitting in atlanta and whichever side los loses therel try to get it to the supreme court. >> shepard: it would appear -- it appears at least public opinion is on the side of doing something about this healthcare legislation. >> that is why we have life tenured judges who should not concern themselves with public opinion. their job is to look at the law and look at th
heads to a private residence in virginia to discuss the economy. >>> and imam continues to address the controversy surrounding his proposed cultural center and mosque in manhattan. he spoke this morning, saying he was saddened by recent events and gretted any misunderstandings on his intentions to build a mosque two blocks from ground zero. >>> this morning on the "today" show, robert gibbs continued his attack on john boehner. >> i think he represents the eight years that got us into this mess. cozy with lobbyists. tax cuts for the wealthy. you know, letting big corporations and wall street decide what's best for the american people. we tried that, meredith, it didn't work. it failed miserably. millions of people are out of work because of those ideas. >>> more evacuations in colorado after the second wildfire started in the state. this one burning in loveland. this latest wildfire is 10% contained. it has burned more than ten acres of land and destroyed one home. >>> mexican authorities have made the second arrest ofa drug cartel leader in as many months, capturing the top lieute
in fairfax, virginia. the president just wrapped up a meeting with la local family. the nicholas armstrong family. the president is now in the backyard outside hosting a discussion on the economy. about 30 families for the area are with the president to keep an year an eye on this event and bring you any development from it. >>> backed to the mixed signals there seems to be about whether republicans are willing to compromise on tax cuts for the middle class that president obama is pushing for. today a spokesman for the li senate's republican, mitch mcconnell says every senate republican will oppose the president's plan if the tax cuts don't include the wealthiest americans. this weekend john boehner said he would consider extending those tax cuts to the middle class, but his deputy is not backing that possible compromise. richard wolffe is an nbc political news analyst. richard, though it's not just republicans showing mixed signals, y have house democrats reds districts who are also apparentlyconcerned. >> reporter: right. well this is all about appearing like you're in tune with the mid
that this id s noa bad college town to rire in. harrisonburg, virginia, home of james madison university which beat virginia tech this weekend not that we're taking notice of that or i am. thanks for joining us, amanda. i wanted to ask you, in trms ofs these college towns, you picked the best college towns to retire in. how did you arrive at othis? there are lots of llege towns. >> sure. these coege towns have the traditional traits that retirees yook for, low taxes, affordable housing, good health care. on top of that each local college or university has a specific program that allows retirees to go back to school, to take courses in everything from the arts, language, literature, history. so seniors love these. they are using the courses to fill in the gaps from their education, from their undergraduate years. >> more than being on the golf course. >> exactly. you can't golf every y. >> as candy put it lots of keggers. let's get to the top five. starting at number five, let's put that on screen, bellingham, washington, 80,000, home of western washington university. why there? >> well, this
and everything will trickle down. >> the candidates running in the virginia race are tom periello freshman democrat, elected in a wave of victories during obama's victory in 2008, and against him is challenger robert -- republican state senator from chatham, the seventh part of the district, and jeff parker, tea party member and independent businessman from the danville area. this race is getting a lot of national attention because republicans see periello as one of the most vulnerable democrats in congress, he represents a somewhat conservative district and he voted in favor of obama's major initiatives -- health care, capt. trade, stimulus, so on. and two years ago he was elected by the smallest margin of any congressional race in the country. they think -- the republicans are seeing this as a pickup but democrats, however, say tom perriello is a fighter, very tough campaigner and because he supported the same initiatives that he is getting support of national democrats just like national republicans are trying to taken down. in 2008, perriello, a young lawyer from charlottesville, he ch
to a small group of supporters in a fairfax county virginia backyard. >> we could get that done this week , but we're still in this wrestling match with john boehner and mitch mcconnell about the last two to three percent where, on average, we'd be giving them $100,000 for people making a million dollars or more. >> ifill: the debate over tax cuts within the democratic party as well is expected to grow more heated as lawmakers return to washington from a six-week break. let's start with john boehner on face the nation yesterday. what did he mean? >> well, that's really hard to say. i mean my sense is that he made a little bit of a mistake. he went off message. the republicans have been so adamant that they don't think the tax cuts should expire for anyone no matter how much they make. for john boehner to say maybe he'd go along if forced with a proposal that would let them elapse for people who make more than $250,000. that seemed off message. the republicans were very much backpedaling and retracting some of that. >> ifill: he came out with a statement this afternoon saying we need to st
's get straight to this tax fight. president obama went out to the fairfield, virginia, doing a little town hall in a backyard. and he was making his case that the you should keep tax cuts for those families making $250,000 anbew, and those making more than that should pay more. number one, the president says that's only fair. number two, he says, we can't afford it because red ink. >> but we can't give away $700 billion to folks who don't need it a think somehow that we're going to balance our budget. it's not gog to hapn. >> one intere, ing int, freddy, to the democrat the first, in the audience, as the president did, that was the local congressman jerry conley. if you go to jerry conley's website, democrat,ni rrengior re-election, a little nervous. probably okay, but probably a little nervous. on his website, he's also a handful of democrats who support extending the bush taxes cut while the economy continues to recover, a position "the wall streu journal" calls reasonable. you have a president in the backyard with a congressman who disagrees with him. >> i think as the voters sta
to suburban virginia this afternoon to talk with families about the struggling economy. john harwood, hocnbc's chief whe house correspondent. when you lift tonight what austin golds by has to say and think about the new census number, 1 in 7 considers to be poor. >> reporter: it's a terrible picture, tamron. when you think about the realits and the president's been trying to condition americans to it saying there are no silver bullets new york quick fix. they enacted they're stimulus bill last year, it's had whatever efft it's had. even if you assume it's had a t beneficial effect on the economy, as the white house says we're going to be years digging out of the hole, trying to build a different kind of economy. you know, people are saving more, consumers aren't spending and that is what causes job growth to be so slow and everyone to be so pessimistic right now. >> and, john, talk to me about the president, he, of course, f for example with the tax cuts, wealthy versus middle class, saying republican were holding middle class hostage and boehne saying perhaps there's a compromise here. what
receiving 249 million bucks in stiy cash and then meeting with the ceo of a wind power company in virginia. my next gleast says these expensive initiatives aren't going to work and taxpais ite a will be shen whck with the b00. a filmmaker extraordinaire. good to have you back. what do you make of this? >> well, it is a pity that as americans as losing jobs across teaerica that the president is going to this. look, green jod s are myths. they are lovely idea but they are horrendously expensive. they are not real jod s and i think americans know it. americans know what their job is worth nowadays and whether thst er indi stry is making moy and if not they are scared and so they know the green jod s ae government creations. they look nice and smell pretty but thhe mi are not real and ty are not long lasting. >> neil: begs to differ saying vehicles and such over the longer term and for altevenatives to o00 like wint3 et cetera is going to make this money well spent and jod s well worth it. >> well, we tried it in europe being the home of green jod s. thhe mi found out that each grn job costs $
the weekend. >> in virginia city, jockeys rode camels as well as zebras and ostriches. never seen this before. one jockey admitted the animals went in whatever direction they wanted. this is the 51st annual event. more than 5,000 spectators attended this year. i love ostriches. >> did you ever see the family robinson when they are having the race, the old one, and he is riding the ostrich and zebra? that looked like fun. i don't think it's very comfortable though. >> just doesn't look right. >> no thank you. [ laughter ] >>> the publish of the "new york times" says the company will stop printing the newspaper someday. instead, it's going to charge people to read it online. and that brings to us our question of the day. >> all right. would you rather read the paper in print or online? kim on facebook says, i read mine online to save fuel and trees. >> then there is david who says i read both online and print. there are times i don't want to be looking at a computer screen. >> kevin from fairfield says, i would much rather read the news online. the newspapers stacking up in my driveway looks ve
group in a home in northern virginia right outside washington, d.c. he complained that his administration is in a wrestling match with republicans over a tax break for the wealthiest americans. let's bring in our senior white house correspondent, ed henry, and theio senior political analyst, gloria borger. for pryou. the president was low key today as he has been for the last couple of days. what's going on? >> they have john boehner back in a corner with some of the president's fiery speees last week on the tr this time he was in a smaller group in a back yard. maybe he didn't need to throw out as much red meat. but they feel good inside the white house for a first time in a long time. they feel they're in offense after playing so much defense. that's all because of what happened. if you play out over the last few days, friday's white house news conference, the president really underlini the message that the republicans should not hold the le class hostage by demanding that you also extend the tax cuts for the rich. at the same time you do them for the middle class. 48 hou
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